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No takers for 90,000 seats

Monday, 4 August 2014
NT Bureau

Chennai: The month-long counselling at Anna University for engineering admissions came to a close today. A total of 1.3 lakh seats have been filled through counselling while 90,000 seats remain vacant.

The counselling began on 7 July for 541 engineering colleges across Tamilnadu. Of the 2,04,077 vacant seats, only 1.3 lakh seats have been filled. It has come down by 25,000 compared to last year, said sources.

Classes began on 1 August and no seat will be allocated after 15 August in any engineering college in Tamilnnadu through the single window counselling, as per Supreme Court orders.

Reports quoted V Rhymend Uthariaraj, secretary, Tamilnadu Engineering Admissions (TNEA) as saying that of the 94,768 students who got enrolled in various private, government and government-aided engineering colleges 53,863 fell under the first generation graduate category.


      

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